Kendra J. Grubb, M.D., M.H.A.

Kendra J. Grubb, M.D., M.H.A.

Assistant Professor, Department Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Special interests

  • Adult cardiac surgery
  • Transcatheter and Percutaneous Cardiac Interventions
  • Hybrid revascularization
  • Women’s heart disease
  • Aortic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery


  • Medical degree – Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • General Surgery Residency – University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship – University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Interventional Cardiology and Transcatheter Cardiac Therapies Fellowship – Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY


  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

 Selected Publications:

    1. OK Khalique, S Kodali, JM Paradis, TM Nazif, MR Williams, AJ Einstein, GD Pearson, K Harjai, Kendra J. Grubb, MD, MHA, I George, MB Leon, RT Hahn “Aortic Annular Sizing Using a Novel 3-Dimensional Echocardiographic Method: Utility and Comparison to Cardiac Computed Tomography” Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Nov 12. (PMID: 24221192)
    2. Kendra J. Grubb MD, MHA, Tamim Nazif MD, Isaac George MD. Concurrent coronary artery and valvular heart disease – Hybrid treatment strategies in 2013.  Interventional Cardiology. 2013;8(2):127–30
    3. Kendra J. Grubb MD, MHA, Jamie L.W. Kennedy MD, James D. Bergin, MD, Danja S. Groves MD, PhD, John A. Kern.  The role of methylene blue in serotonin syndrome following cardiac transplantation: A case report and review of the literature. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Nov;144(5):e113-6.
    4. Kendra J. Grubb MD, MHA, Irving L. Kron, MD.  Sex and Gender in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections.  Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  2011 Summer; 23(2):124-5.
    5. Kendra J Grubb, Payam Salehi, Edgar G. Chedrawy.  Bivalirudin: Alternative Anticoagulation during Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Patients with Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia. Recent Pat Cardiovasc Drug Discov. 5(1): 20-24, Nov 2009